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Hot White Chocolate with Ginger

Ginger gives this sweet beverage a refreshing bite.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2002

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


  • 2/3 cup chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 cup chopped premium white baking chocolate (about 4 ounces; such as Ghiradelli)


Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan; cook over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves and mixture is golden (about 5 minutes), stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool slightly.

Add milk and chocolate, stirring with a whisk. Heat over medium-low heat to 180° or until bubbles form around edge of pan, stirring frequently (do not boil). Strain mixture through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 210
  • Calories from fat: 21%
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 9.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 32.8g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 139mg
  • Calcium: 331mg

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Hot White Chocolate with Ginger Recipe